America's Health Network, which laid off 161 of its 200 employees last week, has bought out A.H. Belo's majority stake in the company .
The Jim Henson Co., looking to expand its reach, has tapped Paul Eskenazi director of strategic planning, the firm announced Tuesday.
Merv Griffin has tapped Lawrence Cohen to head the Griffin Group, the investment and management company owned by the successful gameshow creator, hotelier and ex-talkshow host.
France's Pandora Cinema has picked up worldwide rights outside the U.K., France and Germany to "Bedrooms and Hallways," the latest film by director Rose Troche ("Go Fish").
Fox Broadcasting Co. has promoted several executives in its marketing department, including Tom Cosgrove, who was upped to vice president of sales research and marketing.
It's official: Donny and Marie Osmond are reuniting to host a syndie daytime talkshow for Columbia TriStar Television Distribution next year.
TDK Corp. of Japan has reached an agreement with famed Italian opera house La Scala to make digital archives of about 5,000 hours of analog tape.
NBC has cruised to its 11th straight primetime Nielsens win, leading the July 28-Aug. 2 race despite a subpar perf for "Dateline NBC."
DreamWorks has moved a step closer to securing a studio home in Playa Vista.
Granada TV has poached two senior drama execs from rival ITV producer United Film & TV Prods., a move that confirms Granada's status as the top production company in the ITV network.